Help with using the VS2008 Shell

Pablo has written a series of posts that should be of help to anyone thinking of hosting their applications in the VS2008 shell: Customizing a VS Shell application Integrating a VS Package with a VS Shell application VS Shell application deployment Creating a bootstrapper for a VS Shell application VS Shell and the registry VS…

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Three things to know when using Visual Studio 2008 DSL Tools

In preparing for my presentation at TechEd, I got a chance to try out a couple of new things with DSL Tools on VS2008: The T4 editor from our friends over at Clarius, available at http://www.t4editor.net/. I installed the VS2008 beta 2 version on a VS2008 release candidate and it seemd to work fine. Makes editing text templates much easier. Nice job,…

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What’s new for DSL Tools in VS2008 / VS2008 SDK

VS2008 and VS2008 SDK have just shipped. The announcement about the SDK over on the VSX blog didn’t get into much detail about changes in DSL Tools for VS2008, so I thought it would be worth summarizing them here: The runtime is now part of the VS platform. There is no need for a DSL…

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DSL Tools beyond VS2008

I promised a while ago to publish a roadmap for what we’re doing with DSL Tools, post VS2008. Now that VS2008 and the VS2008 SDK have just shipped (thanks Gareth for providing a post which points at both announecements) now seems a good time honour that promise. There are two main themes in how we expect DSL Tools…

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